The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 25, 1952
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PAGE TWO BLYTHKVH,LE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 1952 Flash Fire Kills Six'Skid Row' Hotel Occupants Night Clerk Given Credit for Saving Lives in Los Angeles Commodity And Stock Markets- Mny July Oct. Dec. York Cotton Open High 4132 4135 4034 4048 3127 3150 3037 3115 4120 4029 3723 3691 Oct. Dec. July Sep. Nov. LOS ANGELES C4>-Fire which flashed swiftly in a 6-floor Skid Row hotel killed at least six men today. A night clerk who ran through the corridors knocking on doors, then hurried back to his switchboard to warn othrr.s by telephone, Soybeans was credited with saving many lives. An estimated 150 were in the St.] ., George Hotel, nt 1 IS East Third J y St., when the blazx 1 broke out at 5 a.m. tCSTi. Pollcr said 10 were hospitalized with burns nr injuries. Nlffhl C'lrrk Krporls The night cleric, Leland White- housP. 57, faid; "The first I knew of the fire vtis _ when someone called down from ] the fourth floor when he .saw j smoke, t ran upstairs. 1 wont down] d buck stairway from the fourth | to the Ihlrd floor. Then I .saw th«' fire. It was coining from room 3H! at the rear. The door was open." One of the occupants of 312. Identified by police as A. D. Bern-j hardt, fell or tumped to his death | in an alley. The occupant, Ernll • Motipce, v.'as in a hospital \vif.h I critical burns. Until (hey could question him. fire department ar- spn investigators -said they had no idea how the blaze storied. Two.Mm Chrrk In White house said the two men checked in after midnight. The hotel is Just, off Main Street, has a permanent popu la I ion of about 80. and caters chiefly to men transients. Of the rTead beside Bcrnhardt. ell suffocated. Two were identified tent n lively AS J. R. Moore nnrt tharles Kilts Black, addresses undetermined. Survivors I.Inert Lip Police and hotel officials lined up-survivors in the lobby, making a room check. Many appeared dazed. Policeman W. E- Mayer said he .ran up a stairway from the lobby to the second.^ floor and to\\mi i\ child lying at the head of the .stairs. Afterward, he couldn't remember whether it was a boy or a girl. After getting oxygen, the child was sped off to a hospital. The elevator operator. Little Chief New Orleans Cotton Open High Low May 4131 4138 4121 July 4036 4052 402£) ... 3728 3751 3723 ... 3G32 3715 3G90 1:15 4120 •1037 3740 3706 1:15 4124 4036 3737 3704 Obituaries ifigh Lo w 293 239 290''.; 231' 2 New York Stocks A T and T 154 1-8 j Amcr Tobacco 5R 1-2 j Anaconda Copper ,. <JG 1-3 Beth Steel 49 ft-fi Chrysler 74 3-8 ! Coca-Coin 105 1-2 j Cicrn Electric 57 1-8 ' Gen Motors 53 1-2 Montgomery Wnrd 02 3-4 N Y Central ID Int Harvester J C Penney Republic. Steel ... Radio - Sorony Vacuum Sludfibnker 37 .Standard of N J 7(5 3-8 Texas Corp . .. 57 1-1 Sears M 1-2 U S Steel 30 1-4 B. P. Clark Dies At Osceola Home OSCEOLA — Services for B. P. Clark, who died at his home here yesterday niter an Illness of four years, were conducted at the First Baptist Church nt 4 p.m. today by the Rev. Percy Herring, pastor. Mr. Clark, who was <>1, was born In Sldon, Miss,, and moved to Osceola In 1932. He was associated with the U.S. Corps of En- pincers until his Illness. Burial will be In Violet Cemetery with ClU'/.ens Funeral Home of West Memphis in charge. He Is .survived by his wife; four daughters. Mrs, J. n. Thompson of Kosciusko. Miss., Mrs. Alex Wiley and Mrs. Vclina Howerlon of Osceola and Mrs. Maxine Staulcup of GatHnbucK, Term.; a son. J. C. Clark o! Klarnoth Falls, Ore.: two filster.s and two brothers. Scores Hurt In Rome Riots Over Trieste ROME MV-Thlrty policemen and scores of students were injured today in Rome rioling set off by demands that Trieste be returned to Italy. Police hurled tear pas to break up fighting In downtown Rome. Students predominated In the crowds. Some of the groups marcii- cd to Communist Party headquarters in the Via Dclle Bnttegthe o.s- cure (Street of the Dark Shops) and hr-lrl 3 demonstration against. At least 130 students and other demonstrators wore taken into custody. Englc, 71, a Ynflul Indian, and hi.t wife, ft Cherokep. wore asleep in their sixth floor room. '' Screen Torn Away "I lore the screen off the window," said M'l'is. White Englc. 51. "and we jumped three feet to a lire escape." The whine of sirens mingled with the screams of burned and calls for help as firemen ntid ambulances rolled up nt tho alarm. Division Chiel K. M. Mclviu put In a quick call for aerial ladder trncfcs as frightened faces appeared nt up- .per windows of the j00-room structure. One by one the blK ladders fiwung to windows to take off the occupants. Others clambrred down fire escapes and a fop,- Jumped Into nets. Afosfc of Diem were suffering from the Intense heat and heavy smoke. The blaze was quelled nn hour after It started. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, TIL fflV -»USDA)— Hops 1G.OOO; incdcr- ntely nctlve; barrows and gilts .{.i (o 35 lower; .sows steady to 25 lower; lop 1725 sparingly to shippers for choJre Nos. I and 2; other choice 180-220 Ibs n.00-15; liberal percentage 17.10-15; packers top 17.00: sows 400 Ibs down 14.75-15.15; heavier sows 13.25-1475- Cattle 3,500, calves BOO; early trading slow; gcod and choice steers and heifers opened nboul steady: other grades not established; «ws very stow; few sales steady but bulk still iin&Qld; bulls and vealers unchanged; scvernt loads average good to choice steers choice heifers and mlxctl yearlings 23.00-32.50; utility cows 21.00-22.50; ID. 50-20.50. canners and cutters UNION (Continued from Page 1> ed BS of the jurtsdictlonnl type nnd arose when Arkansas workers started laying pipe In Campbell. . Tlie^ pipc-lny|ng Is belpg dpnc by Stephen Bros. Construction Co.. of Little Rock, which is installing the lines for Arkansas-MUsourJ Power Co, There were "two or three" members ol the Missouri union on the job for a while "but .they quit Mr. Trapp said. "1 hud a picket on the job two weeks a^o, hut with Finnegan Free On $5,000 Bail ST. LOUTS OF/—James P. Finne- pan, former internal revenue collector, Is Iree under a 55,000 appeal bond today after rcccivinp a two-year prison sentence and a Sin,000 fine for misconduct in of- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (ice. Attorneys of FinncRan. n per .sonal friend of President Truman said the appeal will be filed with Sn \0 days. Weeklong Revival Starts at Baptist Church Here The Iiev. A. B. Van Arsdale, 1-8; pastor of Collcpn Avenue fiO 3-4 I Church in .Port Worth. Tex., con- 40 3-4' dueled evangelistic set-vices at the 21 1--11 l''"'sl BapiisL Church here last 39 t-2 lj eht. The men's night services were :>art of the week-long Baptist revival bcinpf conducted here. The Rev. Mr. Van Arsdale WHS assisted by Ilnlph Churchill, singer. who is ft faculty member of Southwestern Baptist Seminary at Port Worth. The revival be^an Sunday i\nd will continue through this Sunday. A total of 240 persons attended various services yesterday and llfi were present for the first mornlnp service of the revival to- :ifiy. Activities yesterday Included junior choir, prayer services in each Sunday School department nnd a Men's Brotherhood supper. Morning .services will be conducted each day this week from T.25 until 1:55 o'clock. Tonight will be Training Union Night. Oilier special nights this week Include: Wednesday, Sunday School Night; Thursday, Women's Missionary Union Night; Friday, Youth Night; and Saturday, Family Night. Sunday will be "Revival Climax Sunday. The revival i.s bcin^ conducted In conjunction with the countywide Baptist Simultaneous Crusade, in which 20 churches are participating. Senators Probe 'Groin Deals' WASHINGTON tYP) -. Senators probed ttxlny for thn holiimMhe- scpnes story of im nlleRrd]y iirofit- nblf xrain stnj.iKc deal, looking for any .signs of influence [iGdcllt The Senate ARrk'ultiiral Committee c.illcd ArrtrHs H. Myers, president of Midwest Storage and Realty Comnrmy, Kansas Ci r y, Mo It v;tuns to kno'.v ho-.v tie nod mhcvs Iraso-fi govrmiWMl properties at, Camp Cro-.vd>r, Mn . for $1,0:10 a month and irntcd them hack to the fiuvernirmt for Rinin stornge purposes f-tf a reported 20 months' lot a 1 of *M?\. Pink Boll worm Under Attack Gathings Report* Agri Unit Plans WASHINGTON >f?t — The Agriculture Department Is getting ready! for a new attack on the pink boll-! worm, costly pest In the cotton region. Avpry S. Hoyt, chEel of the Bureau of E'riWmolcgy and' Plant fiuarantine in the department, has written Rp,p. Gathings <D-Arkl that his agency is reshuffling some of lUs other work in order to make additional funds nvaliable for research on waya to eradicate the pest. GaihhiRs, advised by cotton farmers In his area that the pink bollworm .seems U> be making headway, asked Hoyt about the control program- In recent years, Hoyt said, weather ha.s been favorable to spread of the insect and unfavorable for application of control remedie.s. As a result, he said, there has benn an alarming spread of pink boHwovni notlhwayrt across Texas "until the Infestation now has reached the southern part of the stale of Oklahoma and is clc.ser lhan ever before to the boundaries of Arkansas." Hoyt *aid fairly effective control j mea.sures have been found but that | they don't work unless the weather i-s rich l and in recent years weather hasn't been favorable. Truman Picked Symington, Soys Roger Slaughter KANSAS CITY <fp\ — Roger C. Slaughter says President Truman handpicked Stuart Symington to run for the Democratic nomination for U. S. senator from Missouri. Slaughter also a Democratic candidate for the post, formerly was Missouri Fifth District congressman but lost his bid for renomina- tion in the 1946 "purge" primary. In that primary, Mr. Truman supported Enos Axtell, a political unknown, who won the nomination. Symington formally got Into the race for the senatorial nomination yesterday. 'Continued from Pat;e 1) and fog. U.S. B-26 light bombers attacked Red road tr.nffic Monday niRht. I'ilot.s reported 83 supply-laden trucks destroyed, The llyht cmrcT Manchester and the cies trover F^x shr'iecl communications linos on Korea's East Coast. STORM (Continued from Passe 1) morel.—Marioti Dyer; Gosnel] — Gcorse Hamilton. "Galiunc!,—L. H. Freeman: Htllf- man—W. E. Hagen; Barfield—J. C. Ell.'.s, Jr.; Clear Lake—F. A. Rogers an1 J. A. RayllEs; Tomato — Sun TiUman: Burdette^Lloyd Koonce; New Liberty — HilJ Young and James MiddeUm; and air base—Ed Rice." tcrtnla with a tea April 6 at the ] F. E. Black home honoring Mrs, Wyalt. The tea originally wnsl planned (or March 30. Mrs. J. C. Drokc was recipient of the honor last year. WSB fCotllinued from Pa?e 1) meeting with Mr. Wilson at which —in accordance with his prior, biased and uninformed Judgment of the Issues—he will attempt to set aside the findings o! the wage board in favor of an industry-dictated arrangement, "Accordingly, the United Steelworkers will attend no such meeting with Mr. Wilson." WOMAN Green Enemy Horde Tumbles 'Chutists Loose in ' COPPERAS CAVE. Tex. The green enemy hoi tie in (he Exercise Long Horn tumbled approximately 4.000 big "mean" paratroopers out of giant transport plnnes today ;inct lost the casualty of the play war. Neither the parachute nor the reserve parachute of the one soldier opened. Identification was withheld. Two more pa m chutists were missing t n rugged ranch!and southeast of San Angclo nftcr they . jumped out before their plane Rend Courier News Cnls.sUled Ads. renchccj the maneuver area of centrnl Textis. But they were believed to have landed safely. The 82nd • Airborne Division 1. —the green-clad cnomy in this first ilrctt* him." he said. Deputy Prosecutor Baker said the Olivers were belnf? represented by State Sen. John Noble of the ]iuv firm of Drariley anrf Noble in Kennet t. TUESDAY TORT OSAGE" Rod C'araeron Jane Nigh WEIX-THl'IlS. 'ALADDIN AND HIS LAMP" 5'atricia Mcdinit John Sands day of the biggest maneuvers in U. S. history. The mythical war came otf the planning board one minute after midnight when two brigades of the aggressor 82nd stormed nt;ross an almost bone-dry Lampasas River in central Texas. An exploratory company — for maneuver purposes tapped the 2fith of the 5Gth divi.qion—found ridiculously easy going In their first contact, with U. S. forces. The stubble-bearded, green-clac company of Lt. Po^tc Lee SJarkej decii«tvtcd Comvmny A, First Bat' talion, of the 47th Infantry Divi sion, , _ :., ^Continued from Page i> ry Sundny School Department of the church. She is 1951-52 historian of the Junior High School Parent-Teachers Association and also is active in the Ynrbro PTA. A member of the Delphian Society. Mrs. Wyatl is a leader of the Brownie Ccout Troop at Yarbro School and lias assisted with the tuberculosis x-ray clinic, bloodmobite and other drives. Blythevillo's current "Woman of the Year" is the wife of a former "Man of the Year." Mr Wyatl received the Junior Chamer of Commerce Distinguished ervlce Award as the city's "Man I the Year" En 1946. "She can always be relied upon ) be chairman of any drive ir hich. the Number Nine Commit- Sty participates" a Blytheville csident said of Mrs. Wyatt's qual icaUons- Long a Blytheville resent, she i.s the daughter of the ate Dr. and Mrs. B. V. Hill. She nd her husband and their three bildren, Bill, 12, Ethel Jean ine r and Dick, seven, make their a me oa the Number Nine Rosul The sorority chapters will cTY the amazing mattress you saw in.. and CHAS. S. LEMONS, Furniture \VMCT — Siiliuday — 1 TUBS. BARGAIN N!TE BLUE BLOOD liil! Williams Jane Nigli NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration Your Coniniunily Center" MANILA, ARK. Mntinccs Sal. & Sun. I'honc 58 TUKSDAY THE GIRL ON THE BRIDGE p.m ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE I'hone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday! Double Feature! Haas Hcvprly Michaels \YKP.-THURS. 'MEET DANNY WILSON" Frank Sinatra Shelley Winters 2 Reel Kdgar Kennedy Comedy COTTON SEED :io tons, ni'i/ S.i\«J Trom foundation* subject to ccrViftraUon. Germl- iiiUinn 93^. Snvetl before (he freeze. $110 TON .UMI "(' Posts tor S.ile 1'HONB T)KS,I, 2GS1 RUSSELL GILL Dell - - - Osceol* RESTONIC Triple Cushion mattress with Special Notice OF INTEREST TO LADIES The purpose of this message I.s to correct an error made in the coupon books which were recently sold in. BlythcviMe. The coupon which was fiood for 52.50 credit on a $10.00 permanent plus a free manicure Is correct. 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